Here are personal stories told by health professionals working in rural, regional and remote Australia regarding the services they provide on a typical day, challenges faced and why they #loverural.

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Robyn

Child & family health nurse Central Australia.

This story is from Robyn, a community-based child and family health nurse working within a... READ MORE

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David

Nurse Academic, Nursing & Midwifery Townsville, QLD.

In this story David, a nurse academic in a regional university, describes his experience... READ MORE

Andrew

Director of Nursing/Nurse Practitioner Camooweal, QLD.

Today’s story is from Andrew, a Nurse Practitioner in a remote Primary Health Care Clinic. In... READ MORE

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Julie

Nurse Researcher North West Queensland.

This story is from Julie, a nurse researcher whose work focuses on building research capacity... READ MORE

Helena

RESEARCH VOLUNTEER & NURSING STUDENT Toowoomba, QLD.

This story is supplied by Helena Weirsma (with Dr Fiona Crawford-Williams and A/Prof Nicholas... READ MORE

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Remote Area Nurses

NT

In remote communities the only resident staff are Remote Areal Nurses (RANs) and Aboriginal... READ MORE

Stuart

REMOTE NURSE PRACTITIONER West Arnhem, NT.

In this story, Stuart explains the objectives of his role as a nurse practitioner working in a... READ MORE

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Olivia

RURAL NURSE Rural VIC.

Olivia’s story provides some insight into the work done by an Urgent Care rural health team in... READ MORE

Roz

Remote Area Retired Mental Health Nurse, Rural & Remote NSW & Remote QLD

In this story Roz relives her experience as a rural/remote area mental health nurse. She... READ MORE

Lyn

REMOTE AREA NURSE, NT.

Lyn’s story highlights the compound challenges faced by people accessing health care services in... READ MORE

Deborah

OPERATIONAL NURSE MANAGER Albury, NSW.

Today’s story comes from Deborah, Operational Nurse Manager for Tresillian’s Regional Services.... READ MORE